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NBA: Brooklyn 93, Atlanta 80

  |   March 9, 2013 at 9:57 PM
ATLANTA, March 9 (UPI) -- Brook Lopez provided 18 points with nine rebounds for Brooklyn Saturday and the Nets recorded a rare road win over Atlanta, 93-80.

Andray Blatche also scored 18 points while Deron Williams followed up his 42-point effort Friday against Washington with 17 more in Atlanta, where the Nets won for the first time in nine visits.

The victory was the third straight overall for Brooklyn.

The Hawks got 15 points and 12 rebounds from Al Horford but couldn't avoid their fifth loss in six contests.

Josh Smith (12 points), Johan Petro and John Jenkins (11 each) also reached double figures for Atlanta.

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